Recent and Past Grants

Los Altos Community Foundation has granted over $1.3 million dollars to local non-profits, programs, schools, and public-benefit causes through its Community Grants.


“CG” represents grants given by LACF’s Grantmaking committee. This committee is made up of community members and awards grants three times a year. These grants are funded in partnership with the David and Lucille Packard Foundation and the Heising-Simons Foundation

“E3” represents grants given by LACF’s E3 Youth in Philanthropy program. For students in 8th-12th grades, E3 teaches community service, leadership, and grantmaking. The program solicits grant applications and awards approximately $10,000 in grants each Spring.

Organization CG E3 FY 16
Acterra CG Y
Adolescent Counseling Services E3
ALearn CG Y
Alzheimers CG
American Cancer Society, Relay for Life CG Y
American Red Cross E3
American Red Cross CG
Animal Assisted Happiness CG Y
Assistance League of Los Altos Y
Avenidas CG Y
Bay Magazine E3
Bill Wilson Center Y
Bring Me A Book E3
Bullis Booster Camp CG
Canopy Y
Cantabile Singers Y
Carb DM CG
Castilleja E3
Center for Age-Friendly Excellence CG Y
Child Advocates for Youth CG
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley E3 Y
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley CG
Children’s Health Council CG
City of Los Altos CG
City of Los Altos Environmental Committee CG
Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) CG Y
Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) E3
Community Roundtable (LACF) CG
Community School of Music and Arts E3
Community School of Music and Arts CG Y
Community Services Agency (CSA) CG Y
Day Worker Center CG Y
E3-Youth Philanthropy CG Y
East Palo Alto Youth Court E3
El Camino Hospital – Road Runner CG
El Camino Hospital-Rotocare CG
Empoder CG Y
Family & Children Services CG
Family Engagement Institute (FEI) CG Y
Fresh Lifelines for Youth E3
Fresh Lifelines for Youth CG
Friends of Deer Hollow CG Y
Funeral Education Fund CG
Girls for a Change CG
Glorious Fourth Community Picnic (LACF) CG
Grateful Garment Project CG
GreenTown CG Y
Guatemala Preschool Project E3
Healthier Kids Foundation CG
Health Trust CG
Heart2Heart Teens CG
Hidden Villa CG Y
Hidden Villa E3
History House Education Center CG
Just Read CG Y
Kick, Lead, & Dream (KLD) Soccer Camp CG Y
Kick, Lead, & Dream (KLD) Soccer Camp E3 Y
Knit Together E3
KQED Public Radio CG
Krause Center For Innovation CG
Leadership Education Advancement (LEAD) CG
Living Classroom CG Y
Living Classroom E3
Los Altos Community Values Youth CG
Los Altos Cultural Association CG
Los Altos Dispute Resolution Service (LADRS) (LACF) CG Y
Los Altos Festival of Lights CG Y
Los Altos Forward CG Y
Los Altos Forward – First Friday CG Y
Los Altos High School E3
Los Altos High School CG
Los Altos History Museum CG Y
Los Altos Parent Preschool CG
Los Altos Police Department CG
Los Altos Prepare (LACF) CG
Los Altos School District CG
Los Altos School District E3
Los Altos Stage Company CG Y
Los Altos Village Association (LAVA) CG Y
Los Altos, City of, Downtown Artistic Bike Rack Competition CG Y
Marine Sciences Institute CG
Math Unboxed E3
Mentor-Tutor Connection CG Y
Mingbo Gong E3
Morning Forum of Los Altos CG Y
Mothers Against Poverty CG
Mountain View High School CG
Mountain View High School E3
Mountain View Los Altos High School District CG
Mountain View Parent Nursery School CG
Mountain View Police Activities League CG Y
Mountain View Police Activities League (Cops & Gobblers) E3 Y
Music for Minors CG
MVLA Challenge Team CG Y
MVLA Scholars CG Y
My New Red Shoes E3 Y
Navigators CG Y
Neutra House CG Y
Neutra House CG
Next Door CG
Oriki Mentoring Program E3
Oriki Theatre CG
Pacific Stroke Association CG
Palo Alto Youth Court E3
Partners for Elder Generations CG
Pathways CG
Peninsula Bridge CG Y
Peninsula Bridge E3
Peninsula Stroke Association CG
Peninsula Symphony CG Y
Peninsula Women’s Chorus CG
Peninsula Youth Theatre (PYT) CG Y
Prime Time CG
Project Outlet E3
Project Sentinel CG
Resource Area for Teachers (RAFT) CG
Ronald McDonald House E3
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art CG
Schola Cantorum CG
Senior New Ways CG Y
Silicon for Society E3
Silicon Valley Faces CG
Sky’s the Limit CG
South Asian Heart Center CG
Special Needs Aquatic Program CG
Spice Ain’t Nice education program E3
STEMist Doll E3
Students for Change E3
Support Network for Battered Women (YWCA) CG
Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra (TACO) CG Y
The Terraces CG
TheatreWorks Y
Usangule Food for Thought E3 Y
Westwind 4-H Riding CG Y
Ye Olde Towne Band CG Y
YES Reading CG
YMCA – Project Cornerstone CG
Youth Forensics League E3